Jim and Kay Jansen Scholarship Opportunity


J&J Ventures Gaming Charity Announces Jim and Kay Jansen Scholarship Opportunity for Incoming High School Students


The Jim and Kay Jansen Scholarship is an opportunity for six incoming freshman attending St. Anthony High School to receive four years of free tuition and fees.


May 26, 2017 (Effingham, IL) -- J&J Ventures Gaming  announces the launch of the Jim and Kay Jansen Scholarship.  The scholarship covers 100% of tuition and fees for four years for incoming freshman students attending St. Anthony High School who do not advance from St. Anthony Grade School.   Six scholarships will be awarded to students who are accepted and registered for the upcoming 2017-2018 school year.

The purpose of the scholarship is to broaden the appeal of St. Anthony High School culture and curriculum.  The scholarship awards will be limited to no more than two students from any one grade school or junior high school. 

According to managing director of J&J Ventures, Bob Willenborg, “The Jansen family has been involved philanthropically their entire lives.  Their grandchildren have had wonderful experiences at St. Anthony High School and they would like as many students as possible to have the opportunity to the experience St. Anthony High School culture and curriculum.  This scholarship opportunity allows students to join the St. Anthony High School family without a financial concern.” 

More information and applications for the scholarship can be found at jjventures.com, stanthony.com, or picked up at the St. Anthony Parish offices located at 101 E. Virginia Avenue in Effingham, IL.   Applications are due June 15, 2017 and must be turned into the St. Anthony Parish office, or emailed to Carrie Koenig at ckoenig@stanthony.com

J&J Ventures Gaming actively gives back both time and money to events, organizations, and charities in the areas they serve. A share of the gaming earnings is dedicated to this purpose as part of J&J’s commitment to being an active and responsible member of our communities.

J&J Ventures Gaming, headquartered in Effingham, IL, is a licensed terminal operator, a family-owned and operated entertainment business since 1929.  The ownership group of J&J Ventures Gaming, Jack & Jenny Jansen, Kay Jansen and Bob and Kelly Willenborg focuses its charitable giving on child development, education and life-long learning.  To learn more about J&J Ventures Gaming, visit www.jjventures.com